Tempers flare over land applications
-during Lands and Surveys Region 3 outreach
Tempers flared when members of the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GL&SC) met with Region Three residents on Wednesday to discuss land issues.
The meeting was held at the Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) office at Parika, East Bank Essequibo, in the presence of members of the NDC and GL&SC Commissioner Doorga Persaud said it was intended to allow the board to become more acquainted with the needs of the people. Meetings have been scheduled in other parts of the country.
Persaud added that the commission was concerned with issues that were affecting residents of the region. The majority of complaints by residents stemmed from applications for lands that were awaiting approval for long periods. Most complaints came from farmers who thought they were unjustly denied land while other people were being granted lands for …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.